September 6, 2013 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “North Shore Art Guild to Exhibit in Southold” SOUTHOLD, NY. The Southold Historical Society is pleased announce that it will host an exhibition featuring artworks by members of the North Shore Art Guild – which will end its exhibition year at the Cosden Price Gallery in the Society’s Reichert Family Center. The exhibit of original works will be on display from October 3 through October 12, 2013 in the gallery, which is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY. Established in 1991, North Shore Art Guild membership has over 100 members actively pursuing the arts in all mediums. President Kristin Costa is a visionary who seeks prestigious venues to best showcase the membership’s talents. The organization includes many Award winning Long Island artists. A number of artists will participate in this exhibit. Among them are James Berger who paints in the Italian Renaissance manner. His oil painting titled, “Electric Sky” invites the viewer into his fantasy-filled visions. Marlene Bezich, who explores the power of composition and color in still life and portrait presents her pastel, “Summer’s Afternoon.” Rhoda Gordon’s acrylic painting submission, “Bait & Tackle,” was chosen for the official Greenport Long Island Poster. Abstract impressionism is represented by Barbara Bilotta, whose reputation for combining forms of bold color in fluidly layered shapes encased in resin blurring brush strokes is represented by the work, “The Sky’s the Limit.” Masterful watercolors are offered by Sally Anne Keller in her work titled, “Morning Beach Walk,” which invites the viewer on a contemplative walk on the beach. Exploration into the newly recognized emerging art form, digital painting, is Mac Titmus. His Abstract organic imagery is layered with bold, unique color combinations, pattern, and texture viewed in “Autumn Progression.” Digital manipulations will be featured by photographer Carol Miller, who extracts and manipulates colors and shapes from her photos. Other artists who have submitted works that will be featured in this exhibit include Arlene Thek-Pizzuti, Nicky Van Deckter, Kathleen McArdle, Jo-Ann Corretti, Anne Katz, Christopher Reisman, Christopher Alexander, Kristin Costa, and Linda Crispi. The exhibit will be on display in the Cosden Price Gallery in the Society’s Reichert Family Center, located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY, from October 3 through October 12, 2013 Thursday-Saturday, 1-4pm. For more information on this exhibit or other Society programs, please contact the Southold Historical Society at (631) 765-5500.